Local News

  • Montgomery Road now open

     Due to construction at Kentucky Utilities in Ghent, Montgomery Road has been closed. It has now re-opened. Construction continues in the area daily between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. However, the road will now remain open.

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  • Making a clean sweep

    Nearly 130 people turned out for Saturday’s Carroll County Clean River Sweep sponsored by Carrollton Main Street Program, North American Stainless and Dow Corning. Volunteers cleaned up the banks of the Ohio River and around downtown Carrollton during the event.

  • Ghent meeting notice

    The Ghent City Commission has scheduled two special meetings to finalize the city’s 2013-14 budget.

    The first reading is 5 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at City Hall. 

    The second reading is 5 p.m. Friday, June 21, also at City Hall. 

    If passed by the commission on the second reading, the new budget will be effective Monday, July 1.

  • CCMH soon to accept Aetna health insurance

    More than 2,000 area residents in Carroll, Trimble and Gallatin counties who have Aetna health insurance will soon be in-network when receiving services at Carroll County Memorial Hospital or from any of its physicians.

    CCMH Chief Executive Officer Michael Kozar announced Monday that the hospital signed a contract to be an Aetna provider Friday, June 14. As of July 15, those covered by Aetna policies will become in-network.

  • Filtration issues delay pool opening

    The county pool will open this summer, but when it will has yet to be determined.

    Pump and filtration problems have been the culprits behind the delay, Carroll County Parks and Recreation Director Mike Battaglia said in a Monday interview. Opening day is normally around Memorial Day weekend.

  • Relay to celebrate ACS 100th birthday

    Celebration is the theme of Carroll County’s 2013 Relay for Life event, set for 7 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday at the Carroll County Fairgrounds.

    Events chairman Teresa Lewis said this year marks the 100th birthday of the American Cancer Society, the organization that benefits from funds raised each year at Relay events nationwide.

    A Birthday Hat Contest is one of the new events this year, intended to help Relay team members and other participants with the ACS celebration, Lewis said.

  • Contractor named for Park to Park Trails

    Work could begin on the first phase of the long-awaited Park to Park Trails project as early as next week.

    Carroll County Fiscal Court awarded the contract for the project to Kemper Construction of Carrollton at its Tuesday, June 11, meeting. Cost of the project is $109,986, with $65,500 of that covered by grant funding secured in 2010 from the Recreational Trails Program of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration.

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